Books: Osterreich


RADETZKY MARCH — Joseph Roth — Viking ($2.50).

Before the Nazis came to power in Germany, Radetzky March was the leading best-seller there. Author Joseph Roth has now taken his place with Exiles Erich Maria Remarque (All Quiet on the Western Front), Stefan Zweig (The Case of Sergeant Grischa), Lion Feuchtwanger (Power, Success). On the strength of this book, critics would have put him among them anyhow.

Radetzky March is the tale of a simple, loyal Austrian family whose sun rose and finally set by the old Emperor Francis Joseph. Grandfather...

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